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, or a sea level rise, if the delta fails, the disaster would be comparable to superstorm sandy or hurricane sandy, loss of jobs. i'll do whatever i can to make sure that doesn't happen. my proposed plan is two tunnels 30 miles long and 40 feet wide designed to improve the ecology of the delta with almost 100 square miles of habitat restoration. that's big, but so is the problem. lasted a short while and cost $15 billion, about the same as this project. this will serve californians for hundreds of years. when you think about california's future, no long- term liability presents as greater danger to our well being as the build-up of carbon dioxide and others in the atmosphere. according to the latest report in the world bank, carbon emissions are the highest in 15 years. the plant could warm by more than 7 degrees fahrenheit, unknown event in human experience. some of you will be around for that. i won't. california is extremely vulnerable because of our mediterranean climate and reliance on snow pack for so much of our water supply. tipping points can be reached before we know we've passed t
and congress to back sweeping new changes to national gun control laws set in motion by the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> president obama signed 23 executive orders that he says will reduce gun violence in america. [ cheers and applause ] >> the president surrounded himself with children who wrote him letters about guns following the massacre in connecticut. one wrote there should be a limit on how many guns a person can own. >> letting schools use federal funding to improve school safety, by hiring more security. appoint a director of, reinstate a ban on assault weapons, limit high capacity magazines and create a background check system for all gun sales. >> i believe most gun owners agree we can respect the second amendment while keeping few from inflicting massive harm. ktvu's noelle walker has more. >> reporter: several of the orders revolve around providing mental health care and reporting mentally ill patients. a judge declared one goh unfit to stand trial. his attorney said his client was a schizophrenic with a men
confirmed by his senate colleagues. >>> and a look into the sandy hook school shooting, the sandy hook advisory commission will talk about the similar shootings of colorado and newtown connecticut. they will talk about school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> senator dianne fine stein will begin to fight for a ban on assault weapons. and in a few hours, she will introduce a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some parents at one california school district are up in arms over the purchase of more than a dozen assault weapons. they bought 14 assault weapons to protect them in an attack. they will be locked on campus for responding police officers and some are worried students could find a way to access the guns and they say the money should not be spent on weapons. >> does this put them at risk as the chief of police stated being neutralized and killed? >> the weapons cost $1,000 each and they have the ability to pearce body armo
in hollywood. . >>> the move comes after pressure after the sandy hook school shooting and they are calling for a boycott for group on. >>> in all 60 cars and big risk were involved in the pileup. one girl died in the crash. dozens of people were hurt and they are blaming the sudden burst of snow. two victims are listed in critical condition. >>> a man from texas is one of the victims killed in a hostage span dove in -- standoff in algeria and now his family is trying to cope with the loss. >> i could associate death with cancer but not terrorism. >> he was taken hostage when a group linked to al qaeda attacked the natural gas plant last week. they moved in on saturday but 38 hostages were killed and two other americans were among those killed. >>> congress gets back to work with the debt ceiling now a priority. kyla campbell has more with the details on their proposal, kyla campbell? >> reporter: they want to increase the debt ceiling without simultaneous budget cuts but they have a not so hidden agenda so the u.s. could focus the pressure on the senate to pass the first budget in nearly f
dangerous situations. this is the way preparations were qurktd conducted when they went to help on sandy then. although they can't give too many details of this mission, eventually 200 members will leave for afghanistan and the horn of africa. this will be a 4 month deployment. >> when we are preparing for this we have to have screening and combat skills training and the straining necessary to complete our job so it is quite a bit of training leading up to the deployment. >> some of that deployment has taken place already, mostly in terms of getting cargo and supplies out there ahead of time similar to what you see now from that. again they can't talk about where they are headed first and a timetable. a big part of the deployment will start in two hours and be there and have a complete report on our 6:00 newscast. live at moffett field, robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have new information out of san joaquin county where they look for clues left by the speed freak killers, this dig is expected to take several days and possibly several weeks. the work is focused on a well where
is bringing further misery to families trying to recover from sandy. staten island people who haven't had heat since october are taking refuge in tents. >> you can't describe it. unless you experience it, feel the wind biting at your skin it's hard to explain. >> reporter: and the cold weather is raising concerns about hypothermia at 30 below zero frost bite can happen in five minutes. temperatures aren't expected to rise until the weekend. >> threats north korea has they promise more rocket launches and a third nuclear test. leaders say they are targeting the united states. we are in the washington dc newsroom. >> reporter: officials in south korea analyzed a debrief and said north korea was testing for a missile that could travel 6200 miles which is far enough to reach the west coast. leaders say americans shouldn't be concerned at this point. they say a lot of work has to be done before north korea has the technology to mount a nuclear warhead on a missile . they are angry after the united states supported the un security council's move on tuesday that expanded sanctions against them for
the loss is related to higher than expected cell phone costs and damage from hurricane sandy. they say the pension loss will not effect its operating results. >> 100 students were out sick from one element school. ktvu's paul chambers reports on the steps leaders are taking and while feeling fine is not a reason to return to class. >>> tough week for students and staff. the principal says thursday some students and faculty started getting sick. next day, 100 were absent. >> it looks like norvirus. >> reporter: it spreads through close contact with an effected person. although some think it is the stomach flu it is not related. >> it does effect your stomach. >> with the possible, yet unconfirmed outbreak, they spent the weekend scrubbing classrooms and talking with officials. parents say the school has been helpful when dealing with the outbreak, notifying them every step of the way. >> extremely pro active. they are sending out notices. talking to the kids. >> reporter: just because your child is feeling better doesn't mean they should return right away. >> keep them home for 48 hours
. they wanted to do something for the community in the wake of  the newtown connecticut sandy hook tragedy and that means if you have a gun in your drawer or garage and you just don't want it anymore, this surrender runs until 8:00 at night and we will of course be here and let you know how it turns out. live in the valley, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> algeria's prime minister says, at least 37 foreign workers were killed after being held hostage at a natural gas plant. the four day siege ended when special forces stormed the facility and at least 32 militants were killed and one hostage was an american. >>> they are leading the investigation into a fatal car crash last night in antioch. it handed out side of an industrial building on wilbur avenue. a speeding red sedan smashed over a fence and rolled over several times. one person believed to be the driver was pronounced dead and there is still no word on what led to that crash. >>> they will soon have a new tenants, the town school for boys plans to leave the school while the school is being renovated. they left to pier 15 and accor
people turned out in connecticut to decide the fate of sandy hook elementary. those who turned out said they don't believe classes should be held in the building where 26 were killed last month. >> my kids went there we have great memories, but i am also friends with some who lost children and i am feeling their situation as well. i don't feel i am one to be making that decision. >> the officials have reached out to the officials at columbine as well for advice. >>> the journal news printed the names and addresses of gun permit holders living just north of new york city. the editors say that this sent a powerful message. >>> redwood city police are asking for the public's help to identity a suspected arsonist. the man was caught on video just before the fire broke out which caused about $50,000 in damage. the sus sect has a thin mustache and wearing a cap with earflaps. >>> an anti-graffiti task force is cracking down on graffiti in the city. >> right after the giants won the world series, we had an explosion of graffiti. >> officials are encouraging the use of community murals instead.
. >> it is president obama's highly evened response to the sandy hook school shooting. a sweeping plan to overhaul america's gun laws. details came today at a white house ceremony. the $500 billion blueprint a is mixture of executive orders, and proposed legislation. the broader and more impactful ideas need congress to act. the president appealed to the hearts and minds of americans, while urging those lawmakers to act, and act soon. >> reporter: the president surrounded himself, with some of the children he knew gun laws will help protect. four children who wrote him letters. >> she said i know that laws have to be passed by congress. but i beg you to try very hardly. julia, i will try very hardly. >> reporter: he then laid out what he will push congress to pass. the assault rifles ban. require background checks on all gun sales. 40% of sales right now have no such checks. renew a 10 round limit on ammunition magazines, and more. >> the only way we can change, is if the american people demand it. >> reporter: then the president did what he could without action. he signed 23 measures, including t
at one point. stronger than the super storm sandy. so waves developing offshore. as a result that high surf advisory not in effect just yet. this begins tomorrow at 10:00 lasting until tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow as we head into sunday 15 to 20 feet. this could be very dangerous it's called a long period swell because you will have a set swell move in and then the seas calm down for a few minutes, people want to go to the ocean and play in the water then you get a bigger wave that comes in. so very deceasing as we get into the weekend. the energy gets focused closer to pillar point. waves could be topping 30 feet as we head into sunday morning. ideal conditions great weather conditions for the surf contest and for the entire bay area. coming up we'll take a closer look at your weekend outlook coming up in a few ktvu for continuing coverage. news chopper 2 will be flying over mavericks sunday morning. our coverage begins with mornings on two. and you can watch all of it online on ktvu.com or use our mobile app. >>> caltrans announced they will begin the fender line on the golden gate
as the program says here, tonight's event promoted no guns in light of the killings at sandy hook elementary, and the sold out crowd embraced that message. >> this battle will never be won until we all get free. >> reporter: before she took to the stage in front of 1,000 people, 20-year-old jade cho shared privately with us her pointian poem. >> but it's raise every voice and speak a new world into being. >> reporter: cho was one of two dozen young performers who honored king's legacy through music and the spoken word. >> tomorrow nobody will care. >> reporter: tonight's theme mainly focused on gun violence. >> we're asking people to really speak about that on a day where we celebrate someone who so much believed in nonviolence. a lot of young people are growing up in violent circumstances. >> reporter: two # 2-year-old donte clark says he has seen the impact of gun violence in his neighborhood. and tatiana told us about a classmate that met his fate through the barrel of a gun. the nation looks back on a man who strived to overcome our challenges. >> they'll see how beautiful i am and be as
confirmed by doll lesion. >>> -- colleagues. >>> the sandy hook advisory commission will hear from experts who sat on similar commissions in colorado and virginia. the 16 member panel is supposed to give a list of recommendations with mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> senator dianne finestein in just a few hours will introduce a new bill on the floor of the senate. it is designed to stop the transfer and manufacturing of weapons and she delivered a similar bill after a mass shooting in san francisco. >>> they built 14 assault weapons to pretext students -- protect students in the event of an attack. some parents are worried students can access the guns and district funs should -- funds should not be used on weapons. >> sometimes students come with plastic weapons or real weapons and does that put them at risk of being neutralized and killed. >> reporter: the weapons cost $1,000 each and they have the ability to peers body armor. >> reporter: today the house of representatives in rode island is expected to legalize same sex marriages and the state senate is unknow
sandy in october. the beach has been closed and guarded by police since then. last my, the city was awarded the -- night, the city was awarded the contract. the new boardwalk should be open memorial day weekend. >>> the sonoma county planning commission will decide if they will allow the state to install parking fee machines at the beaches. critics say it violents the state's constitution. it also makes it more dangerous for people who can't or don't want to pay for parking in safe areas. >>> well, in honor of the martin luther king, junior holiday next monday, there will be free admission at all national parks. the free day covers all of the national park services, 398 property the nationwide -- properties nationwide. at yosemite that's a savings of $20 per car. the rangers say winter is a beautiful time to come visit. >>> tributes are pouring in for conrad baine. >> the fact is, i adopted willis and arnold because they are great kids and i love then. >> he was best known for portraying mr. drumand, the father who adopted two african- american brothers. todd bridges says this i
. >> this is a live look at the press conference underway right now in newtown, connecticut. >>> the sandy hook school support fund has received more than 8.4 million in donations. former connecticut senator joe leiberman is scheduled to meet with the newtown connecticut today to help determine the best use for those funds. >>> a hijacking scare on an alaska airlines flight may have been a hoax. the fbi got a call, there was a possible hijacker on the flight bound for -- for seattle. two planes escorted them to the airplane. they were found not to be a threat. >>> a bucket fell off a marine plane and crashed down through the roof of the business and damaged that rv. >> luckily, the shop was closed at the time and no one was hurt. >>> things do happen but i don't think is a chance for us to say, hey, well -- whatever. it's an opportunity for us to to look at the already good measures we have in place. >> 8:21. lady gaga fans turn out in force at last night's concert in san jose. ♪ >> how the popstar is using her tour to raise awareness. >>> you like the weather outside? steve is coming back, he has y
hit by superstorm sandy. >>>a gun show in north carolina is back open this morning after a gun went off yesterday, injuring three people. they say a man bought a .12 gauge shotgun into the show to try to sell it but forgot to unload it. it discharged, hitting a woman, man and required deputy. >> when i turned around i heard the gun hit the table. when i heard the gun hit the table, the shot went off and the guy standing right in front of me, as far as you are from me now, it went through his hand, and then undoubtedly then heard a lady hollering it went through her side somewhere. >> the three are expected to be ok. it is unclear if the man will face any charges. today's show will go on but no private gun sales will be accepted, and personal guns won't be allowed on the property. >>> in ohio a man also got shot while visiting a gun show. according to the show's organizer the incident happened when a visitor handed an exhibit error gun to look at it. the gun was apparently loaded and accidentally went off hitting another man in the arm. and in indianapolis another accident happened w
deals for carry ranges, and the move comes after pressure from consumers following the sandy hook shooting. gun rights advocates are calling for a boycott of groupon. >>> a man in new ze land has come up with a controversial plan to save mative birds. he wants to get -- native birds. he wants to get kid of cats. he's not recommending people euthanize their cats but instead spay or neuter them and not release them when they die. the plan has many furious. >>> 8:19. and we're now learning a child was killed in a horrible crash on an icy highway in ohio. in all, 60 cars and 16 big rigs were involved in the pileup near natty yesterday. one 12-year-old died in the crash. dozens of others were hurt. investigators are blaming a spud -- blaming a sudden bust of snow for the pileup. >> inclement weather, heavy snow. the snow came down rather quickly, was sticking to everything, includes the roadway. >> at least 20 crash victims are still in the hospital. two of them are listed in critical condition. >>> 19 minutes after 8:00. the tattoos of 49ers' tattoos of clip, that artist is see -- of
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